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Jindal: White House 'science deniers'

POLITICO - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:16am
He also calls for "responsible development of domestic energy resources."
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Here's why Amazon should fear Alibaba

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:14am
The splashy IPO of Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba should scare for one reason: taxes. USA Today reports.
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Big solar storm hits Earth

CNN - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:13am
This is not your usual weather forecast. Big storms are brewing. Your umbrella won't help, but you might want to keep a flashlight handy.
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Pulse of the People: Perceptions Haven’t Caught Up to Decline in Crime

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:08am
The decrease in violent crime is one of the most striking trends over recent decades, but that wasn’t reflected in a recent YouGov online panel.

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Writing a Hollywood script for start-ups

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:00am
As technology and entertainment merge, more film and TV giants are launching accelerators to find blockbuster start-ups.
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Remaking Medicine : Health Law Falls Flat With Kentucky Voters, Even Those It Helps

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:57am
Although expanded coverage made the state an early success story, there is little evidence it will help Democrats there in the midterm elections.

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2013 median income flat, poverty dips

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:54am
The median income for people in the United States remained about flat at $51,900 in 2013.
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Dempsey: If military campaign against extremists fails, US ground troops possible

FOX News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:53am
The nation's top military leader told Congress on Tuesday that if President Barack Obama's expanded military campaign to destroy Islamic extremists fails, he would recommend that the United States consider deploying American ground forces to Iraq.
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Police: Washington state man reportedly annoyed by barking shoots, kills neighbors' dog

FOX News - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:43am
Authorities say a Washington state man fed up with barking fatally shot his neighbors' dog in front of them.
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DMV wants permits for self-driving cars

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:41am
Self-driving cars need to get permits in California said the DMV.
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District of Columbia Officials Push for Statehood at a Senate Committee Hearing

The New York Times - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:34am
It was the first congressional hearing on the issue in more than two decades, with the first bill introduced in the House in 1983.

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How fair is your state's tax system?

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:34am
Americans think that the poor are taxed too much and the rich too little, but some states are "fairer" than others, The Fiscal Times reports.
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Where big money is investing: Cramer

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:31am
It seems money managers are attracted to these payment services providers, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
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Funeral home offers drive-thru viewing

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:29am
The funeral chapel president says he is trying to be sensitive to the needs of those with mobility problems, USA Today reports.
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S&P to 2,150 in 2015: Goldman's Kostin

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:25am
The S&P 500 will rise by 8 percent in the next 12 months, and here's how to play it, says Goldman Sachs' David Kostin.
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Paul Allen: Where's my Panzer?

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:25am
Paul Allen is suing a company he said agreed to sell him a World War II German Panzer but failed to deliver it, a report said.
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Apple plans restrictions for ads

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:21am
Banks will meet at Apple's headquarters to receive strict guidelines on how to advertise Apple Pay to customers. The FT reports.
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UPS seeks up to 95,000 seasonal hires

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:14am
UPS said it would hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal employees before an expected surge in deliveries through the holidays.
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iOS 8 to be released Wednesday

CNBC - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:10am
Apple's new operating system gets released for existing devices on Wednesday
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Dempsey: Ground troops possible

POLITICO - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:05am
The top U.S. military officer says he may recommend U.S. boots on the ground to fight ISIL.
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